Originally Posted by dbrow6272
I am glad to hear block failures are rare. Now it's on to buying the pieces and parts to make it scream. Forged steel crank, steel H beam rods, internally balanced, forged pistons, and of course some very good heads. Don't know what brand yet, I need some input on this. I really think I will supercharge it just because I like supercharged engines.
at 600hp stock block failures are common. Would avoid H beams if you can, and get a modern supercharger, the advances in design have made a BIG differences.
A well built mild sbc with about 10 pounds of boost can easily make 600hp and be very driveable.